Beltway Confidential

Conservatives overplay their hand, unite Republicans around Boehner plan

Yesterday, it seemed as though Speaker John Boehner’s, R-Ohio, debt hike plan…

Issa on Boehner plan: “I think we have the votes”

As Republicans continued to close ranks around House Speaker John Boehner's debt…

Morning Examiner: Downgrade blame game

There now appears to be only three possible outcomes to the debt…

Naked spin and false balance: What's the media for?

I think American newspapers have a lot of customs that get in…

Obama fundamentals weak for 2012

In a recent article in American Enterprise’s american.com, in an Examiner blogpost, and…

Obama to announce new fuel economy standards in Friday speech

President Obama will unveil his proposal to increase fuel economy standards in…

Politico: House Republicans chant “Fire him!” at top RSC staffer behind closed-door session

Intrigue within the House Republican Conference just got thicker this morning. Reports…

Poll: Romney weakening, GOP field still in flux

A new Gallup poll finds Mitt Romney still at the top of…

Virginia Atty. Gen. Ken Cuccinelli's bleeding heart

"Fire-breathing conservative." "Law and order Republican." Those are the nice, non-judgmental things…

Watch all four RNC 'Change Direction' ads

The Republican National Committee released its fourth and final "Change Direction" television…

Will Romney's K Street ties drag him down in the primary?

In the 2010 Republican primaries -- especially for Senate -- being the…

Americans blame Democrats for bad economy

CNN completely buried the headline in the write-up for their latest poll…

ATF official in Mexico “infuriated” by Operation Fast and Furious

An agent of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives testified…

ATF official who implemented Fast & Furious repeatedly denies they let guns 'walk'

In the face of a mountain of evidence and contrary testimony by…

Attention, constitutional conservatives

My Sunday Examiner column begins by urging “constitutional conservatives” to keep in…

Boehner plan being tweaked after CBO report

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will be rewriting his debt limit plan…

CBO: Boehner plan cuts deficit by $1 bln in 2012, $851 bln over 10 years

House Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the debt limit will reduce…

Conservative concerns about Boehner debt hike grows

The more conservatives read Speaker John Boehner’s, R-Ohio, debt hike bill, the…

Hispanics hit hard by bursting of housing bubble

The Pew Hispanic Center has issued a report http://pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=145 based on Census…

House conservatives skeptical of Boehner plan

One of the big questions that will determine where things end up…